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Until about 1972 they did so, in the opinion of an author who surveyed British
health economics, "by means in their way almost as ruthless — but generally
held to be more acceptable — than the ability to pay." 58 Until that time health
care was ...
29 Charles Kadushin, "Social Class and the Experience of 111 Health,"
Sociological Inquiry 34 (1964): 67-80, challenges the sociological dogma of an
association between socio-economic status and the occurrence of chronic
Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Department of
International Health, 1972), 931 items on health, however measured, and its
supposed relationship to economic development. Constructed as a working
instrument for ...
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The most explosive, uncompromising, thoroughly researched attack on the gravest health hazard we face today: our medical system. In this landmark book, one of the most brilliant social critics of our ... Read full review
The Medicalization of Life
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The Imperative of Health: Public Health and the Regulated Body
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